Child Protection Conference Officer
JOB PURPOSE: To take minutes of complex child protection conferences or strategy meetings and to carry out other associated administrative tasks associated with the conference process. MAIN DUTIES: �The post holder must at all times carry out her/his duties with due regard to the Council�s Customer Care, Equal Opportunities and Best Value Policies and incorporating the Council�s Core Competencies. �Take detailed minutes of complex multi-agency discussions at child protection conferences or strategy meetings which are sensitive in nature and require a high standard of minuting/report writing skills and accuracy. This has to be done within agreed time scales and in accordance with Pan London Child Protection Procedures. A high level of both written and spoken English is essential. �Responsibility of processing all documentation which includes the invitations to conferences, Child Protection Plan on Frameworki electronic system after a conference or strategy meeting and distribute to appropriate people within strict timescales in accordance with the Integrated Children�s System. �Provision of business support to the Chairs of the conferences. �Assist in carrying out checks with respect to the people who are 'Risk to Children� and updating their records. �Receive and deal with complex child protection enquiries from a wide range of colleagues, partner agencies and other Local Authorities, ensuring that any follow-up action is completed. �Assist in the maintenance of the list of children subject to a Child Protection Plan. �Assist in maintaining the Missing Children�s Register. �Assist in providing management information and statistics relating to the Children subject to Child Protection Plan. �Comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act with regard to information management. �Contribute towards the quality of data as per the 6 principles of data quality ensuring accurate data for performance and reporting purposes. �Manage all office records and filing systems (electronic and manual) and ensuring that records and files are maintained and kept up to date. �To be a competent user of electronic business support tools such as scanners, Frameworki and collate information required from such systems. �Liaise with members of the public, officers of the Council and representatives of external agencies. �Take responsibility for planning, managing and prioritising own workload and the achievement of individual and team objectives. �Have a legal responsibility under Section 7 and 8 of The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, in so much as Section 7 - requires employees to take care of themselves and others. To co-operate with the employer to enable them to carry out any statutory responsibility and to ensure proper use of equipment supplied under any statutory Act or Regulation. �Other duties of a similar level of responsibility as may be required. �Champion the 'Green Agenda� in the work environment.
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